Pulling the Plug: One Farmers Struggle to Keep the Lights On

When you walk into a room and flip on the light switch, I'm sure many of us take for granted that the power will be there and the lights will come on.

But what if they didn't come on? What if the power had been disconnected?

This was the situation that Wayne Bartels was faced with two weeks ago. Except in his case, the power wasn't for his television or his computer.

For Wayne, it was a matter of life and death.

Here is his story:

This radio doc. also appeared on CBC national syndication in the fall of 2009.